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Holiday Safe Driving Tips

During the fall and winter holidays, millions of drivers are on the road traveling to their destination. Generally, this is a time filled with fun and excitement. We at Porsche Birmingham would like to make sure that everyone is safe on the road, because we realize travel might get very chaotic during the holiday season. We urge you to take the following precautions:

  • Before hitting the road, have your entire car checked out.
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Explore the Total Cost of Ownership Before Buying a Car

Searching for a new Porsche takes more than visiting a car lot, looking, and picking out your dream car. You have to consider the total cost of ownership. If you have the idea of working it out as you go along, you will find this is a recipe for trouble. Fortunately, the experts at Porsche Birmingham right here in Irondale, AL have trained staff to assist you in estimating exactly how much car your budget can handle. Here are a few things to consider:

  • Car payment
  • Insurance
  • Interest
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What is the Porsche Principle?

Over 65 years have passed since Ferry Porsche first founded the brand, but even now, it stays true to what it calls the Porsche Principle. This notion is the driving force behind everything the automaker strives to realize. That is—to produce revolutionary models that define automotive culture. Below, Porsche Birmingham pays homage to the very tradition that defines our identity.

 

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Porsche and Its Commitment to Sustainability

As a leader in the industry, Porsche understands its role in facilitating a more sustainable approach to automotive craft. It is for this reason that the company has shifted its focus in a more eco-conscious direction. Two examples of how the automaker puts sustainability into practice include its production practices and resulting products.

 

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Meet One of the Fastest Porsches Ever

Porsche is debuting what it's calling the fastest and most powerful street-legal 911 model ever. The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS celebrated its official world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K. earlier this month.

Drivers with a need for speed will love the 700-horsepower twin-turbo flat-six engine and the acceleration from zero to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds. The new cruiser can reach up to 211 miles per hour, and goes above and beyond the 2011 911 GT2 RS by 80 horses. The 2018 911 GT2 RS also...

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Porsche Continues to Shine in June Sales

Porsche Cars North America continues to be a major player in the luxury car division, and its numbers are in from June to prove it.

Porsche sold 4,516 cars last month. This is a slight increase over June 2016 at 0.8 percent. Deliveries are also up by 3.2 percent compared to last year with 27,568 units sold.

Macan sales were some of the best-selling cruisers at...

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The 1 Millionth Porsche 911 Celebrates in Scotland

The iconic Porsche 911 has been wowing drivers for over 50 years, and earlier this month the one-millionth 911 took to the road on some of Europe's most breathtaking terrain, the Scottish Highlands.

The one millionth cruiser led a convoy of 911s on an ambitious two-day and 500-mile road trip from Edinburgh Castle to the Scottish West Coast and the Kyle of Lochalsh, just south of the Isle of Skye, and finally, to Edinburgh.

The flotilla of about 20 911s featured models from all walks of life including the 1967 Targa, via the 964, the 993, 996 and a…

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Porsche February Sales Rises Compared to Same Time Last Year

The transactions have been counted, and the tally for total 2017 February sales is in. We are happy to announce that Porsche Cars North America, Inc.’s February sales have grown by 4.1 percent over transactions from the same time last year. Porsche sold 3,637 vehicles last month, up 2.1 percent over February 2016, which witnessed 3,561 sales.

The Macan kept its unofficial title as one of the most sought after cruisers on the blacktop with 1,575 units sold, a big leap from last year at...

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Porsche Issues Recall 2014-15 Macans

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. is issuing a voluntary safety recall on 17,871 Macan models, specifically cars made between March 4, 2014, and October 20, 2015.

What Does the Recall Mean?

The sensor mat for the occupancy detection system on the front passenger seat may not function properly, which could make the car think it can’t detect a front passenger at all, and as a result, in the event of a crash, the front passenger airbag may not deploy. Porsche takes your safety very seriously and urges you to check when you purchased your Macan. Customers will be…

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